Ehsan Sehgal

Hoping A Miracle

Ehsan Sehgal is a Pakistani-Dutch poet and writer. He moved to the Netherlands in 1978 to avoid persecution during the General Zia era in Pakistan and has lived in the Netherlands since. Ehsan Sehgal began his literary career in 1967. His first publication was a novel, but his consequent books were…

I thought, I visualized
I whispered to myself
Hours and hours
Regardless of day or night
With the people or alone,
Sitting in the sitting room
Or lying on the bed
Even during
Eating and drinking
I always imagined You
Only You were my Love,
The soul of my life
Waiting years and years
I am still in that circle
Hoping for a miracle
You might appear
You might appear
To become, My dear.